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Caribbean declared measles free

WASHINGTON, Sept 28,  CMC – The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) says the Americas including the Caribbean, is the first in the world to have eliminated measles, a viral disease that can cause severe health problems, including pneumonia, blindness, brain swelling and even death.
  • Published in Health

OAS-PAHO sign cooperation agreement

WASHINGTON, Aug 20, CMC – The Organization of American States (OAS) and the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) have signed a declaration of cooperation to support the countries of the Americas, including the Caribbean, in achieving the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
  • Published in Health
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